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Al Jazeera America
Aug 31, 2013 5:30pm EDT
on new and social media and how many of us see its potential impact on society. in short, he thinks we're naïve, idealistic and should be prepared to be disappointed. but first, the media now compared to the message then from marshall mcluhan. >> at the speed of light, there's no sequence. everything happens at the same instant. when you don't have a physical body, you're a discarnate being. you have a very different relation to the world around you and this, i think, has been one of the big effects of the electric age. there's a new kind of humor that exists in america called the one liner. you used to have jokes, stories, but no more. only one liners now. everything happens at once and there's no continuity, there's no connection, there's no follow through. it's just all now. >> i mean, marshall mcluhan was a canadian academic who studied renaissance literature, but strangely created a second career for himself as a sort of media guru, explaining to people what the effect of the mass media, which were relatively new in the 1960s, what effect they had on people's lives. >> one of the
Al Jazeera America
Aug 25, 2013 2:30am EDT
in the u.s., al jazeera america. america. >> we tell the human store ri from around the block, across the country. >> if joe can't find work, his family will go from living in a hotel to living in their car. >> connected, inspired, bold. every sunday night al jazeera america presents gripping films from the world's top documentary directors. >> this is just the beginning of something much bigger. >> thank god i didn't have to suffer what he had to go through. >> this sunday, the premiere of "into eternity". >> i am now in this place where you should never come. >> how do you contain 100,000 years of nuclear danger? >> it is an invisible danger. >> al jazeera america presents "into eternity". premieres sunday night 9 eastern. with an autographed jersey, and obama shared a few praise. >> coach shula retired with more wins than any coach in history. each time that record has been challenged, team after team has fallin short. >> michael eaves joins us to talk more about that. the president was having a lot on techknow, our scientists bring you a sneak-peak of the future, and take you behi
Al Jazeera America
Aug 24, 2013 5:30pm EDT
assessment of weapons used in syria from doctors without borders. >> the white house says president obama has gotten a range of potential options from his national security team on how to respond to the use of chemical weapons in syria. >> a fast-moving wildfire threatens yosemite park and has the city of san francisco under a state of emergency. thousands march for civil rights and racial equality, where we stand 50 years after martin luther king, jr.'s iva dream speech
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